Volume 59: Archdeacon Scott letters, 1822-1844: No. 080

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throwing the elective franchise into the hands of those who have something worth defending, the chance is greater of having it [indecipherable] than as it is at present, [indecipherable] amongst the rabble & the profligate rich - the former anxious for money & the latter for power & keeping in a state of needy dependence & servitude all [indecipherable] them that they might use & abuse the trust committed to their charge to their own aggrandizement & tyranny & oppression - In this I made no distinction between Whig & Tory, Ins or Outs; but it 

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